Clapper Rail

Rallus crepitans
Rallus crepitans · from Wikimedia Commons (Credit)

My Sightings

Date Location Note
Boca Ciega@ Boca Ciega, near the boardwalk. Very loud buzzy chirp call. I had to wait almost 2 hours to get a photo of him. A new lifer for me. | Note: this was originally entered as a Virginia Rail but I am thinking it is a Clapper Rail now. The drab coloration and size make me think it was probably not a Virginia Rail, additionally eBird entries for this exact bird were entered as Clapper Rails by other users. I could be wrong, of course.

My Photos

Date Photo
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